Catonsville, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
42,767
0.0514% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40
2.56% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.92%
17.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$103,448
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$381,000
14.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
21,043
1.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Catonsville, MD had a population of 42.8k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $103,448. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Catonsville, MD declined from 42,789 to 42,767, a −0.0514% decrease and its median household income grew from $93,481 to $103,448, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Catonsville, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.56%).

None of the households in Catonsville, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Catonsville, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Catonsville, MD are University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,902 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Catonsville, MD was $381,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.

Most people in Catonsville, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Catonsville, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Catonsville, MD is home to a population of 42.8k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.7% of Catonsville, MD residents were born outside of the country (5.01k people).

In 2022, there were 3.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.1k people) in Catonsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Catonsville, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Catonsville, MD was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Catonsville, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.1k ± 1.49k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.85k ± 1.09k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.66k ± 672
4.92%
Hispanic Population
2.11k people

In 2022, there were 3.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.1k people) in Catonsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.92% of the people in Catonsville, MD are hispanic (2.11k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    115,960 ± 8,281 people
  2. India
    61,668 ± 6,066 people
  3. Nigeria
    45,887 ± 5,240 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 115,960 Maryland residents, followed by India with 61,668 and Nigeria with 45,887.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.01k people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.97k people

As of 2022, 11.7% of Catonsville, MD residents (5.01k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Catonsville, MD was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    665 ± 262
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    453 ± 131
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    346 ± 104

Catonsville, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Catonsville, MD employs 21k people. The largest industries in Catonsville, MD are Educational Services (3,072 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,983 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,486 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($160,893), Public Administration ($110,226), and Utilities ($101,080).

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,266. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21k
2022 Value
± 1,056
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 7.14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Catonsville, MD grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 20.7k employees to 21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Catonsville, MD, are Management Occupations (2,489 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,228 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,807 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Catonsville, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21k
2022 Value
± 1,056
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 7.14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Catonsville, MD grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 20.7k employees to 21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Catonsville, MD, are Educational Services (3,072 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,983 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,486 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Catonsville, MD, though some of these residents may live in Catonsville, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$70,117
Median earning men ± $5,767
$50,258
Median earning women ± $5,100

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($129,135), Public Administration ($107,022), and Manufacturing ($97,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($110,610), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,995), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,392).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Catonsville, MD awarded 3,902 degrees. The student population of Catonsville, MD in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 7,454 male students and 6,537 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Catonsville, MD are White (1,504 and 42.5%), followed by Asian (790 and 22.3%), Black or African American (664 and 18.7%), and Hispanic or Latino (319 and 9.01%).

The largest universities in Catonsville, MD by number of degrees awarded are University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,902 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Catonsville, MD are Information Science (437 and 11.2%), General Psychology (382 and 9.79%), and Computer Science (363 and 9.3%).

The median tuition cost in Catonsville, MD for a public four year colleges is $9,056 for in-state students and $25,820 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Catonsville, MD, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,991 (53.3% men and 46.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,991 students enrolled in Catonsville, MD, 53.3% men and 46.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,282 records, of which 41.1% were women and 58.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 314 degrees awarded
  2. 382 degrees awarded
  3. 346 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Catonsville, MD was Computer Science with 314 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,902 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maryland-Baltimore County with 3,902 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,977 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Catonsville, MD, which is 1.03 times more than the 1,925 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,504 degrees mean that there were 1.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 790 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,056) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,550) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Catonsville, MD was $381,000 in 2022, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $333,300 to $381,000, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Catonsville, MD is 70.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Catonsville, MD have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Catonsville, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Catonsville, MD is $103,448. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Catonsville, MD was Census Tract 4005 with a value of $171,292, followed by Census Tract 4014 and Census Tract 4004, with respective values of $166,250 and $130,375.

Property

$381,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,196
$11,388
Median Property Taxes
±$708

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.7% of the housing units in Catonsville, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4005
  2. Census Tract 4014
  3. Census Tract 4004

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Catonsville, MD was Census Tract 4005 with a value of $171,292, followed by Census Tract 4014 and Census Tract 4004, with respective values of $166,250 and $130,375.

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Household Income

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$103,448
Median Household Income
± $5,113
16.1k
Number of Households
± 955

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.1k households in Catonsville, MD grew to $103,448 from the previous year's value of $93,481.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Catonsville, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (17%)
  3. Carpooled (4.61%)

In 2022, 71.1% of workers in Catonsville, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17%) and those who carpooled to work (4.61%).

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Catonsville, MD have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Catonsville, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Catonsville, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Catonsville, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.92% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Catonsville, MD (2.27k out of 38.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Catonsville, MD is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Catonsville, MD has health coverage, with 55.3% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Baltimore County, MD see 1092 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.31% increase from the previous year (999 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1283 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 280 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,092 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baltimore County, MD

Primary care physicians in Baltimore County, MD see an average of 1,092 patients per year. This represents a 9.31% increase from the previous year (999 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baltimore County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 21.3% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.46%
Uninsured
55.3%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Catonsville, MD grew by 16.4% from 3.83% to 4.46%.

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